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Liaison Harlan Blauser
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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University of North Carolina, Pembroke
PA-2: Sustainability Planning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Harlan Blauser
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have current and formal plans to advance sustainability in the following areas? Do the plans include measurable objectives?:
Current and Formal Plans (Yes or No) Measurable Objectives (Yes or No)
Curriculum No
+ Date Revised: May 9, 2016
No
+ Date Revised: May 9, 2016
Research (or other scholarship) No No
Campus Engagement Yes Yes
Public Engagement Yes Yes
Air and Climate Yes Yes
Buildings Yes Yes
Dining Services/Food Yes Yes
Energy Yes Yes
Grounds Yes Yes
Purchasing No
+ Date Revised: May 9, 2016
No
+ Date Revised: May 9, 2016
Transportation Yes Yes
Waste Yes Yes
Water Yes Yes
Diversity and Affordability No No
Health, Wellbeing and Work Yes Yes
Investment No No
Other No No

A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Curriculum:

*In the developing Strategic Sustainability Plan (kicked off in October 2015; to be completed in 2016) includes the integration of sustainability into academics, research and service learning.
-ACUPCC signatory (2014)
-Appalachian Energy Summit signatory (2012)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Curriculum plan(s):

-By 2016, have an interdisciplinary minor in sustainability available for undergraduate students
-By 2017, have an interdisciplinary graduate certificate available for graduate students


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Curriculum plan(s):

-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council
-Geology Department
-School of Graduate Studies and Research
-Academic Affairs


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Research (or other scholarship):
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The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Research plan(s):
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Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Research plan(s):
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A brief description of the plan(s) to advance Campus Engagement around sustainability:

-Workplace Charging Partner Plan
-Tree Campus USA (Tree Care Plan)
-New Employee Orientation
-New Student Orientation
-Food Recovery Network Chapter
-NC 10% Campaign


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Campus Engagement plan:

-Monitor and measure campus PEV ownership to ensure there are at least one PEV charging station for every two PEVs; promote the program to increase ownership
-Hold at least one tree planting event with students for service learning per year, preferably two events; promote the program and increase participation as well as the number of trees on campus
-Present (30 minutes) the campus' sustainability programs, goals and efforts to every new employee; presentations given twice each month
-Expose all new students to the campus' sustainability programs, goals and efforts; attempt to present in every Freshman Seminar Class and man a booth during every New Student Orientation resources fair
-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' Food Recovery Network Chapter; one delivery made every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; promote the program which delivers to three off campus local community kitchens
-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' NC 10% Campaign daily; continue to increase contracts and partnerships with local farmers; local food baseline <1%, goal to increase up to 10%


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Campus Engagement plan(s):

-Office for Community and Civic Engagement
-Sustainability Office
-Energy Management Office
-Admissions Office
-Human Resources
-Campus Dining Services (Sodexo)
-Sustainability Council
-Student Affairs
-Campus Tree Committee


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance Public Engagement around sustainability:

-Food Recovery Network Chapter
-NC 10% Campaign


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Public Engagement plan(s):

-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' Food Recovery Network Chapter; one delivery made every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; promote the program which delivers to three off campus local community kitchens
-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' NC 10% Campaign daily; continue to increase contracts and partnerships with local farmers; local food baseline <1%, goal to increase up to 10%


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Public Engagement plan(s):

-Office for Community and Civic Engagement
-Sustainability Office
-Campus Dining Services (Sodexo)
-Advancement


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Air and Climate:

-ACUPCC signatory (2014)
-Appalachian Energy Summit signatory (2012)
-Workplace Charging Partner Plan
-Tree Campus USA (Tree Care Plan)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Air and Climate plan(s):

-Become carbon neutral by the year 2050
-Reduce energy consumption to 30% less than 2002 baseline per square foot by 2015; currently at 34% less!
-Monitor and measure campus PEV ownership to ensure there are at least one PEV charging station for every two PEVs; promote the program to increase ownership
-Hold at least one tree planting event with students for service learning per year, preferably two events; promote the program and increase participation as well as the number of trees on campus


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Air and Climate plan(s):

-Office for Community and Civic Engagement
-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council
-Energy Management Office
-Facilities Management
-Campus Tree Committee
-Residence Life


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Buildings:

-Campus Design and Construction Guidelines (LEED Silver, Two Green Globes or equivalent)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Buildings plan(s):

-All new buildings and major renovations will be at the LEED silver, two green globes or equivalent level


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Buildings plan(s):

-Facilities Management
-Sustainability Office
-Energy Management Office
-Residence Life


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Dining Services/Food:

-Food Recovery Network Chapter
-NC 10% Campaign


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Dining Services/Food plan(s):

-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' Food Recovery Network Chapter; one delivery made every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; promote the program which delivers to three off campus local community kitchens
-Allow students to volunteer in the campus' NC 10% Campaign daily; continue to increase contracts and partnerships with local farmers; local food baseline <1%, goal to increase up to 10%


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Dining Services/Food plan(s):

-Office for Community and Civic Engagement
-Sustainability Office
-Campus Dining Services (Sodexo)


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Energy:

-ACUPCC signatory (2014)
-Appalachian Energy Summit signatory (2012)
-Utility Savings Initiative


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Energy plan(s):

-Become carbon neutral by the year 2050
-Reduce energy consumption to 30% less than 2002 baseline per square foot of building space by 2015; currently at 34% less!


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Energy plan(s):

-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council
-Energy Management Office
-Facilities Management
-Residence Life


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Grounds:

-Tree Campus USA (Tree Care Plan)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Grounds plan(s):

-Hold at least one tree planting event with students for service learning per year, preferably two events; promote the program and increase participation as well as the number of trees on campus


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Grounds plan(s):

-Facilities Management
-Grounds Department
-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council
-Campus Tree Committee


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Purchasing:

-NC Executive Order 156
*In progress now, updating and expanding campus' purchasing policy to have more sustainability BMP language, will be completed in 2016


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Purchasing plan(s):

To procure goods and services that have a lesser or reduced effect on human
health and the environment, including products made wholly or in part from recycled
materials.


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Purchasing plan(s):

-Purchasing Office
-Sustainability Office


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Transportation:

-Workplace Charging Partner Plan
-LEV/FEV Preferred Parking Program (Through LEED/Green Globes)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Transportation plan(s):

-Monitor and measure campus PEV ownership to ensure there are at least one PEV charging station for every two PEVs; promote the program to increase ownership
-Include 5% of all new building parking lots as preferred spaces for LEV/FEVs; part of LEED, Green Globes, etc. building standards for campus


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Transportation plan(s):

-Facilities Management
-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Waste:

-ACUPCC signatory
-Recycle Mania
-NC Executive Order 156


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Waste plan(s):

-Continue to increase campus' recycling rate annually
-Participate in Recycle Mania annually


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Waste plan(s):

-Facilities Management
-Sustainability Office
-Residence Life


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Water:

-ACUPCC signatory (2014)
-Appalachian Energy Summit signatory (2012)
-Utility Savings Initiative


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Water plan(s):

-Become carbon neutral by the year 2050
-Reduce campus' water consumption by 20% in 2015 from 2002 baseline per square foot of building space


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Water plan(s):

-Sustainability Office
-Sustainability Council
-Energy Management Office
-Facilities Management
-Residence Life


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance Diversity and Affordability:
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The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Diversity and Affordability plan(s):
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Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Diversity and Affordability plan(s):
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A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Health, Wellbeing and Work:

-UNCP HEALTH Committee (Worksite Wellness)


The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Health, Wellbeing and Work plan(s):

HEALTH (Helping Employees Achieve Lifetime Total Health) is the UNCP Worksite Wellness Committee. HEALTH’s primary purpose is to educate UNCP employees and faculty through health promotion programs, activities, and seminars. We strive to encourage the UNCP family to adopt healthier lifestyles and to take steps to prevent illness and disease.


Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Health, Wellbeing and Work plan(s):

-UNCP HEALTH Committee (Worksite Wellness)
-Human REsources
-University Committees


A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in Investment:
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The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the Investment plan(s):
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Accountable parties, offices or departments for the Investment plan(s):
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A brief description of the plan(s) to advance sustainability in other areas:
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The measurable objectives, strategies and timeframes included in the other plan(s):
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Accountable parties, offices or departments for the other plan(s):
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The institution’s definition of sustainability:

Definition of Sustainability:
Sustainability is based on a simple principle: everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations. –Adopted by UNCP, from the US EPA.


Does the institution’s strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include sustainability at a high level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution’s strategic plan or equivalent guiding document addresses sustainability:

*The campus' Strategic Sustainability Planning process was kicked off in October 2015, is still in progress and scheduled to be completed in 2016.


The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability planning is available:

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